News Category: Local News

Johnson to be at bike delivery

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – U.S. Congressman Dusty Johnson will attend a bike delivery in Aberdeen this morning. BNSF Railway Foundation donated two complete All Kids Bike Kindergarten PE Learn-To-Ride Programs, including Strider Bikes, helmets, and curriculum to the Aberdeen School District. The donation also provided significant funding for a third program in the district.… Read more »

Johnson to be at bike delivery

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – U.S. Congressman Dusty Johnson will attend a bike delivery in Aberdeen this morning. BNSF Railway Foundation donated two complete All Kids Bike Kindergarten PE Learn-To-Ride Programs, including Strider Bikes, helmets, and curriculum to the Aberdeen School District. The donation also provided significant funding for a third program in the district.… Read more »

Federal Reserve continues to be very active

OMAHA, Neb. (WNAX) – While Congress argues over the next economic stimulus plan, other parts of the federal government are pumping aid out to states and businesses. Creighton University Professor Ernie Goss says the Federal Reserve continues to be very active. Goss says the economic rebound appears to be slower than many had expected. While… Read more »

Federal Reserve continues to be very active

OMAHA, Neb. (WNAX) – While Congress argues over the next economic stimulus plan, other parts of the federal government are pumping aid out to states and businesses. Creighton University Professor Ernie Goss says the Federal Reserve continues to be very active. Goss says the economic rebound appears to be slower than many had expected. While… Read more »

Pandemic having an impact on city workers in Yankton

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is having an impact on Yankton city workers. City Manager Amy Leon says they are dealing with more positive contacts and cases. Leon says they need public cooperation. Leon says they have to maintain critical services. The city has about 150 full and part-time employees.

Pandemic having an impact on city workers in Yankton

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is having an impact on Yankton city workers. City Manager Amy Leon says they are dealing with more positive contacts and cases. Leon says they need public cooperation. Leon says they have to maintain critical services. The city has about 150 full and part-time employees.

Sombke says state needs to approve Medicaid Expansion

CONDE, S.D. (WNAX) – The major concern for one South Dakota Farm group is the need for affordable health care for farmers and ranchers. South Dakota Farmers Union President Doug Sombke says the state needs to approve Medicaid Expansion to help those who aren’t covered. He says many without coverage are farmers. Sombke says his… Read more »

Sombke says state needs to approve Medicaid Expansion

CONDE, S.D. (WNAX) – The major concern for one South Dakota Farm group is the need for affordable health care for farmers and ranchers. South Dakota Farmers Union President Doug Sombke says the state needs to approve Medicaid Expansion to help those who aren’t covered. He says many without coverage are farmers. Sombke says his… Read more »

Legislators preparing for 2021 session

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota legislators are preparing for the 2021 session that begins on Jan. 12. Representative Jean Hunhoff of Yankton, who will be moving to the Senate in January, says she is very concerned about community health care providers. Hunhoff says health care workers are very stressed. Hunhoff says there will be… Read more »

Legislators preparing for 2021 session

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota legislators are preparing for the 2021 session that begins on Jan. 12. Representative Jean Hunhoff of Yankton, who will be moving to the Senate in January, says she is very concerned about community health care providers. Hunhoff says health care workers are very stressed. Hunhoff says there will be… Read more »

Gov. Noem accepting applications for spring interns

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Governor Kristi Noem is now accepting applications for the Governor’s Office spring internship program. Student interns will work with staff on various projects depending on interests and strengths. This internship will be heavily involved in the 2021 legislative session. They will be given the opportunity to observe the lawmaking process… Read more »

Gov. Noem accepting applications for spring interns

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Governor Kristi Noem is now accepting applications for the Governor’s Office spring internship program. Student interns will work with staff on various projects depending on interests and strengths. This internship will be heavily involved in the 2021 legislative session. They will be given the opportunity to observe the lawmaking process… Read more »

Northern State Fall Jazz Concert Thursday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The Northern State University Fall Jazz Concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Jewett Theater. The concert will include performances by the One O’Clock Jazz Combo, directed by Dr. Terry Beckler, and Two O’Clock Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dr. Grant Manhart.… Read more »

Northern State Fall Jazz Concert Thursday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The Northern State University Fall Jazz Concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Jewett Theater. The concert will include performances by the One O’Clock Jazz Combo, directed by Dr. Terry Beckler, and Two O’Clock Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dr. Grant Manhart.… Read more »

Governor Noem announces Jundt as Interim Secretary of Transportation

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Today, Governor Kristi Noem announced that Joel Jundt will serve as Interim Secretary of the South Dakota Department of Transportation. “Joel is well-respected throughout the transportation industry and will continue moving the department forward during this interim period,” said Governor Noem. “I am pleased Joel has agreed to continue serving… Read more »

Governor Noem announces Jundt as Interim Secretary of Transportation

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Today, Governor Kristi Noem announced that Joel Jundt will serve as Interim Secretary of the South Dakota Department of Transportation. “Joel is well-respected throughout the transportation industry and will continue moving the department forward during this interim period,” said Governor Noem. “I am pleased Joel has agreed to continue serving… Read more »

Suspect in homicide, kidnapping, assault arrested

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls man is facing a number of charges after a man’s body was found in a burning ditch east of Brandon during the weekend. Authorities have identified the victim as 22-year-old Saivaughn Robert Carlstrom, who also lived in Sioux Falls. His body was found by a sheriff’s deputy… Read more »

Suspect in homicide, kidnapping, assault arrested

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls man is facing a number of charges after a man’s body was found in a burning ditch east of Brandon during the weekend. Authorities have identified the victim as 22-year-old Saivaughn Robert Carlstrom, who also lived in Sioux Falls. His body was found by a sheriff’s deputy… Read more »

State’s active infections, hospitalizations continue to increase

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The state’s active COVID-19 cases as well as hospitalizations continued to increase according to totals released by the South Dakota Department of Health today. The state reported 907 new confirmed cases, 390 recoveries and now has 16,166 active infections. There are also 20 more individuals hospitalized in connection with the virus,… Read more »

State’s active infections, hospitalizations continue to increase

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The state’s active COVID-19 cases as well as hospitalizations continued to increase according to totals released by the South Dakota Department of Health today. The state reported 907 new confirmed cases, 390 recoveries and now has 16,166 active infections. There are also 20 more individuals hospitalized in connection with the virus,… Read more »